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stimulusnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈstɪm·jə·ləs/ plural stimuli /ˈstɪm·jəˌlɑɪ, -ˌli/
something that causes growth, activity, or reaction: [C] Scientists are studying the cell’s response to stimuli. [U] The aid package would provide very little fiscal stimulus.
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stimulusnoun [C]

uk   /ˈstɪm.jə.ləs/ us   /ˈstɪm.jə.ləs/ plural stimuli /ˈstɪm.jʊ.laɪ/
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stimulusnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈstɪmjələs/ us   plural stimuli /ˈstɪmjəlaɪ/ ECONOMICS
something that encourages growth or causes activity: a stimulus to sth We would support a further cut in interest rates as a stimulus to economic growth.a stimulus for sth Tax cuts are the classic stimulus for a sluggish economy.
(Definition of stimulus from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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